During tumultuous or rocky times in a relationship, many couples immediately turn toward divorce when reconciliation is no longer on option. Divorce can be an exceptionally appropriate course of action to take for any number of people, but it is far from the only option. Colorado couples who are facing difficult marital times but are unsure if divorce is the best choice for them can be assured that there are other paths that they may choose to follow.
Pet owners in Colorado often view their four-legged friends as much more than just another animal. More and more often, pets are considered to be members of the family and take part in a wide range of celebrations from birthday parties to Christmas presents. Their elevated rank also means that their role in divorce has evolved over the years, with pet custody often a rising issue for many couples. Less addressed, however, is how those pets should be financially supported.
Couples in Colorado may consider a variety of factors when determining whether to end their marriages. Among such considerations may be the question of whether there is a better time of year in which to pursue a divorce. Some say it is best to wait until after the major holiday season.
People in Colorado and across the nation waited anxiously this summer as the U.S. Supreme Court mulled over the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage. Although the bans have been lifted, they still could have an impact on child custody. In one out-of-state case, a former couple whose relationship ended before the Supreme Court issued a ruling are both fighting for custody of children who were a product of their relationship.